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What causes both cooling fans to not run? - 1997 Acura RL

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  • Naomi McIntyre
    Naomi McIntyre Apr 06, 2015

    temp gauge rose to hot. saw fans not working. ran heat at 90 degrees a few minutes. gauge lowered nearly to half way point and stayed while driving on interstate. could the fuse be the problem with both fans not working?

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Hi Naomi , there is a lot involved in the control of the cooling fans on your vehicle ! There are three fuse's , three relays an a fan control unit !
1. radiator fan main relay , located in underhood relay box A
2.condenser fan relay , located in underhood relay box A
3.radiator fan relay , located in underhood relay box C
4.Cooling fan fuse # 47 20amp. underhood fuse / relay box
5.condenser fan fuse # 50 20amp in underhood fuse / relay box.
Any one of these could cause them to not work, rather then just replacing parts an wasting money you should take it to the repair shop !

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